Monthly Archives: December 2013

Save a piece of history/save the South Bank skate park – do we need more cafes or shops along the South Bank?

Dear Supporter, Recently, the Southbank Centre submitted an amended planning application for their ‘Festival Wing’ scheme, as well as a new, separate planning application for their proposed replacement ‘skateable space’ under Hungerford Bridge. If these applications are accepted, it will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

News from The Anti Academies Alliance: Free schools in trouble/back door privatisation in Education

Crying Middle Tiers The monitoring of free schools and academies continues to cause misery for the DfE but more importantly for the children, parents and staff at Discovery http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25369094 – ordered to close less than two years after opening; at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Christine Blower’s email to school reps. Meeting with Gove is tomorrow …

Dear colleague I am writing to update you on our dispute with Michael Gove and our resistance to his attacks on our pay, pensions and working conditions. As you know, the NUT and NASUWT postponed the national strike action before … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Demonstrate this Saturday against pay day loan companies targeting families and children

The national People’s Assembly Against Austerity has called a day of action on Saturday 14 December against the increasing dependence of millions of people on pay day loans and high interest credit. The South London People’s Assembly is coordinating action … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reports and videos from The South London People’s Assembly

Hello everyone It was lovely to see quite a lot of you on Saturday at the South London People’s Assembly at Goldsmith’s. I hope those of you who were there enjoyed the day. There were some excellent speakers and workshops … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Girl called Jack author (and Owen Jones) to speak at People’s Assembly @ Goldsmiths this Saturday

Jack Monroe (A Girl Called Jack) campaigner and austerity blogger joins us this Saturday. Jack is just one of our great line-up of speakers and workshops for this Saturday’s assembly. Tickets are selling fast and are only £5 in advance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strike over pay in HE and FE TODAY (Tuesday 3 December 2013) – list of workplaces and contact details to email support

Strike over pay in HE and FE TOMORROW (Tuesday 3 December 2013). • Strike over pay in HE and FE TOMORROW (Tuesday 3 December 2013). Strike over pay in HE and FE tomorrow (Tuesday 3 December 2013). Institutions on strike … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Only five days to go to the south London People’s Assembly

Only 5 days to go! There are just five days to the South London People’s Assembly. Have you got your ticket? Check out the great line-up of speakers and workshops on the website Tickets are selling fast and are only … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Southwark events this week

Support three trade unions on strike across Southwark on Tuesday UCU, UNISON and UNITE members in four large FE/HE workplaces will be on strike on Tuesday over cuts to their pay which has fallen in real terms by 13% over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Events for this week: strike on Tuesday and South London People’s Assembly on Saturday

South London People’s Assembly, 7 December On 22 June nearly *4,000 *activists and delegates gathered in in Westminster Hall at the first national People’s Assembly Against Austerity. The event was backed by all the major unions and was addressed by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment